GOLDEN, Colo. (BRAIN) — Yeti Cycles hopes to anchor an “outdoor lifestyle campus” a few miles from the bike maker’s current headquarters here.
Yeti and a Fort Collins developer envision a 25 acres campus that would include Yeti’s headquarters and warehouse with space available for other outdoor brands and retail businesses, such as a restaurant or brewery.
Yeti said it has outgrown its current space in a Golden industrial park. The company has been based in the area for 19 years.
“We’re excited by the prospect of creating an outdoor industry ecosystem through this campus development,” said Chris Conroy, the president of Yeti Cycles. “This project fills all our needs — it accommodates our growing company, offers great access to local mountain bike trails, and allows us to fulfill our vision of surrounding ourselves with companies that value outdoor recreation.”
Besides the warehouse and offices, Yeti’s headquarters would include a factory store similar to the one at the company’s current facility in Golden. The factory store sells Yeti clothing but not bikes. The company also would run its factory bike demo program from the new facility.
The proposed site is on the west side of Highway 93 just north of …read more